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Teen Fiction Contest

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
All Locations
Enter today in our annual Teen Fiction Contest.  See any branch location or visit www.daytonmetrolibrary.org/teens for more information.
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Baby Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
It’s never too early to grow a child’s love of learning. This is an early literacy-based program using music, rhymes, stories and more. For children up to 24 months with a caregiver.

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Robot Wonders

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
Come learn basic programming with our Dash and Dot robots. Kids will learn coding and programming with simple drag and drop apps. 
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Tabletop Time

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Play a mix of tabletop board games every Wednesday in the Teen Edge. Grades 7-12.
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On Stage @ The Eichelberger Forum

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Main
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor
Bring your lunch, a book or a friend and enjoy live musical performances at the Main Library.

11/24 Gospel sounds of the Dianne Coble Ensemble. 

12/1 Jazz with Duante Beddingfield feat. The Randy Villars Trio.
            
12/8 Guitar stylings of Eric Loy. 

12/15 Toe-tapping traditional string band The Corndrinkers.

12/22 Classic rock keyboard and vocals with Trey Stone.

12/29 Funk & R&B with DJ Basim.

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Monday Makers

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Fight your boredom and stop by Teen Edge for a do-it-yourself drop-in activity. We'll provide all the directions and materials for quick and cool projects. Grades 7-12.
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Downloadable

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
All things Downloadable through your Dayton Metro Library: Discover DML’s Downloadable Digital Media, find free books, music, videos and more. Instructors will demonstrate how to download sound files and EPUB files from the library website and transfer them to an mp3 player and eBook reader. Tablet users will discover the Library Apps that are available for accessing library materials. Attendees are welcomed to bring in their E-Readers, Tablets, Laptops or Digital devices to practice or get help with searching, downloading and more! Advance registration is required, 
 
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The Writing Life

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Community Room 2A. 2nd Floor
Writing a book can consume your life if you're not careful! Local author Ryan Ireland, PhD, shares tips and tricks to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working on writing. This program is part of the Library’s Fall Writing Series.
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Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An award-winning early literacy program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process for babies and toddlers. For children up to 36 months with a caregiver.
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Play and Learn

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Main
Story Corner, 1st Floor
Children ages 0-3 and caregivers can enjoy unstructured playtime with a variety of fun, developmentally appropriate toys that encourage literacy and learning. This program provides a great opportunity for socializing your child as well as making connections with other parents.
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iOS

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
If you own an iPad, iPod or iPhone this class will help you understand Apples current Mobile Operating system iOS. This introductory session will cover the basics of Apple's iOS and provide information to help you better use your Apple mobile devices. We will introduce you to the options available for setting up and keeping things in sync as well as basic user functions. Advance registration is required. 

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NaNoWriMo Write In

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Every year, participants in National Novel Writing Month attempt to complete a first draft of a novel at least fifty thousand words long in between midnight November first and midnight December first. We invite participants to bring their laptops or their pencils and notebooks to our Great Reading Room to work on their projects together and enjoy the company of others who have accepted the challenge.

For more information about National Novel Writing Month, visit http://www.nanowrimo.org
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PowerPoint: Presentation Creation

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Participants will have the opportunity to apply their basic knowledge of PowerPoint by creating a complete presentation. Participants will learn how to enhance a basic presentation by using tools such as embedding videos and custom animations. Advance registration required. 

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Baby Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
It’s never too early to grow a child’s love of learning. This is an early literacy-based program using music, rhymes, stories and more. For children up to 24 months with a caregiver.

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Registration is open

Before You Buy: Smartphones & Cellphones

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Smartphone or Cellphone, LTE or 4G, let's research before you buy. With an overview of cellular technology options, this session assists attendees with consumer research latest Smartphones and Cellphones.  

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Tabletop Time

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main
Teen Edge Area, 2nd Floor
Play a mix of tabletop board games every Wednesday in the Teen Edge. Grades 7-12.
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Family Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
An opportunity for quality family time with books, songs and activities that parents and their children can enjoy together.


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Ready for Kindergarten Class

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
  • Play school with your child and help them gain the skills they need to succeed in kindergarten. Practice kindergarten readiness skills such as name writing, letter sounds, cutting with scissors, and lining up. Receive tips on practicing kindergarten skills at home.
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Crafternoon: Thank You Cards for Veterans

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
Decorate Thank You cards for Veterans.

After School Club for grades 4-6. 
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SCORE Small Business Counseling

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Main
Launch Point Blue, 2nd Floor
The Dayton Chapter of SCORE, a national network of experienced entrepreneurs and corporate managers, offer free one-on-one counseling sessions. These are for anyone who is considering starting their own business or needs assistance with an existing business. Call 937-496-8631 to schedule an appointment with a SCORE counselor.
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On Stage @ The Eichelberger Forum

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Main
The Eichelberger Forum, 1st Floor
Bring your lunch, a book or a friend and enjoy live musical performances at the Main Library.

11/24 Gospel sounds of the Dianne Coble Ensemble. 

12/1 Jazz with Duante Beddingfield feat. The Randy Villars Trio.
            
12/8 Guitar stylings of Eric Loy. 

12/15 Toe-tapping traditional string band The Corndrinkers.

12/22 Classic rock keyboard and vocals with Trey Stone.

12/29 Funk & R&B with DJ Basim.

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Registration is open

Downloadable

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
All things Downloadable through your Dayton Metro Library: Discover DML’s Downloadable Digital Media, find free books, music, videos and more. Instructors will demonstrate how to download sound files and EPUB files from the library website and transfer them to an mp3 player and eBook reader. Tablet users will discover the Library Apps that are available for accessing library materials. Attendees are welcomed to bring in their E-Readers, Tablets, Laptops or Digital devices to practice or get help with searching, downloading and more! Advance registration is required.
 
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Got Game?

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Conference Room 1A, 1st Floor
Why should the kids have all the fun? Bring your friends or make some new ones while enjoying an afternoon of games from chess to Settlers of Catan.
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Reindeer Training!

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Main
Children's Creativity Space, 1st Floor
Earn your antlers and learn what it takes to be one of Santa's reindeer.  Reindeer games and crafts to prepare you for the big night.  Each reindeer will earn their antlers and an Official Santa's Reindeer certificate.
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Mouse Basics

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main
Technology Lab A, 1st Floor
Before you begin to use a computer, there is the “mouse.” For beginners learn the mouse skills needed to begin your computer training.  For experienced users having trouble navigating computer programs learn how to identify “Links”. Master your mouse skills with Mousercise. Advance registration is required.
 
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